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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Last year
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
FG and FF's housing potshots at each other make it an easy win for SF's slogans and promises
While Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael take cheap potshots at one another over who is to blame, Sinn Féin only have to sit back and watch the poll numbers rise.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
McDonald: 'Sinn Féin is ready to lead. Give us that chance'
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald gives a rallying call to voters to give them a shot leading the country.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
McDonald says she was 'profoundly shocked' to hear of Jonathan Dowdall's criminal involvement
The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is taking place in the RDS in Dublin today.
All time
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Les Miserables overtones as SF pivots and primes itself for government
Mary Lou McDonald says she wants to be Taoiseach.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Mary Lou McDonald: 'I want to lead as Taoiseach if you give us that chance'
‘The writing is on the wall for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael,’ says the Sinn Féin leader.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Sinn Féin votes in favour of non-jury courts in 'exceptional circumstances'
Mary Lou McDonald’s leader’s address will be aired at 5pm
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
SF motion to prevent 5G rollout defeated, while party votes to ban balloon releases
The motion called for a review to establish the “independent facts” about the possible health impact of 5G rollout.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin
More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.
# Arson Attack
Standing ovation at SF Ard Fheis in support of Martin Kenny whose car was set alight outside his home
The Sligo-Leitrim TD said it has been a very difficult time for his family.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Michelle O'Neill faces challenge to her role as MLA bids for Sinn Féin deputy leadership
O’Neill became vice president of Sinn Fein in January 2018.
# networks
Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout
Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.
# door open
'We'll talk to all parties': Sinn Féin amends motion stating it can only go into power with left-wing parties
Sinn Féin says it is ready to ‘step up’ and enter government after the next election.
# Jerusalem
Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
'Sisters are doin' it for themselves': Disco music heralds Sinn Féin into a new dawn
The new Sinn Féin leader knows she has to modernise the party to make it fit for purpose.
# Abortion Referendum
'I trust women': Sinn Féin says it will be 'knocking on doors' to repeal the Eighth Amendment
Sinn Féin’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald said the current situation cannot be tolerated.
# Slán gerry
Mary Lou McDonald is the new leader of Sinn Féin
In her speech, McDonald said “we are the generation of republicans who will see the rising of the moon”.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
No free vote for Sinn Féin TDs and senators on abortion
The party voted to reaffirm their position to repeal the Eighth Amendment.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
'Some people join the Sinn Féin party for the wrong reasons'
Chairperson Declan Kearney today defended the party’s ethical record.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Sinn Féin vote paves the way for party to enter government as junior partner
Earlier today, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin ruled out going into government with Sinn Féin.
# Executive Council
Mary Lou McDonald says she's glad Barry Walsh resigned over comments about female politicians
The Sinn Féin deputy leader was subject to online abuse by Walsh.
# next chapter
Gerry Adams expected to set out his 'future intentions' at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend
Adams told the media this week that nothing in his speech this Saturday will impact on the talks in Northern Ireland.
# gerry and friends
9 things we’ve learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
As its popularity continues to rise, members of the party gathered in Dublin this weekend.
# rule change
Change in SF disciplinary rules to give clear framework of what to do when rules are broken
The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis takes place in Dublin this year at the Convention Centre.
# Ard Fheis
McGuinness says criminalisation of woman who took abortion drugs was 'absolutely wrong'
Speaking at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis he cautioned against anyone using medication accessed on the internet.
# gerry and friends
Here are 10 things we learned at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
As its popularity continues to rise, members of the party gathered in Derry this weekend.
# tsunami of smears
Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin is ready for power
Adams said the party will lead the next government, not prop it up.
# emotional debate
Sinn Féin votes for abortion to be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities
Delegates spoke passionately both in favour of and against the motion.
# sarcasm alert
Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos'
Meanwhile, a Syrizan minister got TWO standing ovations at Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis.
# rip van winkle time
Sinn Féin wants Mary Lou to be Taoiseach and people to not 'throw around' the Irish flag
Delegates at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis have also voted against inviting any royals to 1916 centenary events.
# Analysis
Is Sinn Féin ready to lead the next government?
The party is more popular than ever and has its eye on becoming the senior coalition partner.
# Pro life or pro choice?
What exactly is Sinn Féin's policy on abortion?
The party’s policy could be radically overhauled at its Ard Fheis this weekend.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
9 things we've learned from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Hundreds of Sinn Féin delegates gathered at the Wexford Opera House this weekend, but what did we learn? Here’s what found out…
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Adams calls for left to unite, says: 'Sinn Féin will keep every commitment that we make'
In his address to the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis tonight, Gerry Adams hit out at a “toxic political culture” that he claimed was created by the partition of Ireland in the 1920s.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
Praise for Panti as SF told: ‘Sectarianism is no different to racism, sexism or homophobia’
The recent homophobia controversy, the peace process, and the economy were all discussed at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Wexford today.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
McGuinness willing to meet family of IRA victim who removed plaque from Ard Fheis venue
Speaking at the Wexford Opera House last night, the Sinn Féin MLA said he wasn’t aware the family of garda Seamus Quaid had requested a plaque be taken down from display at the venue.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion
The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.
# Penalty Points
Mary Lou: 'There's no reason why whistleblower transcript shouldn't be in public domain'
Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald said she is “very, very troubled” by the opposition among PAC members to releasing a transcript of testimony given by a garda sergeant to the committee last week.
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
11 interesting motions to be considered at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis this weekend
Sinn Féin members from north and south of the border are gathering in Wexford for the party’s annual Ard Fheis this weekend. Here’s some of what they’ll be debating.
# Reunited
Six months after suspension, Tóibín's back as Sinn Féin spokesperson
The announcement comes a day before the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is due to start.